|Westfield's Expansion Plans to be Decided on Thursday|
Permission expected to be granted for work to begin this year
Hammersmith and Fulham's Planning Applications Committee will decide whether to approve revised outline plans for Westfield's extension to the north of the current site.
The committee's agenda, which you can read in full here says:
Outline planning permission is sought for the comprehensive redevelopment and
regeneration of the site to create a town centre mixed use retail and residential
led extension to the existing Westfield London shopping centre together with the
The officer recommendation is that " subject to there being no contrary
direction from the Mayor for London or the Secretary of State, that the Committee
Assuming this recommendation is accepted and planning approval granted, Westfield will begin building work this year with the department store and new shops open and trading in time for Christmas 2017.
Westfield says it is now seeking a residential developer to take on the construction of the new homes, and further detailed planning applications will follow once the developer has been chosen.
You can find out more about Westfield's plans at the dedicated website.
March 31, 2014